Friday, May 27, 2022

New Hanover County Schools moves to remote learning Friday

New Hanover County Schools are closed Friday due to inclement weather. Students will receive materials and assignments Thursday to learn from home.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — New Hanover County Schools is closing buildings Friday due to the predicted inclement weather. Students will learn from home.

Friday’s after-school activities and athletics are canceled.

Students will receive any materials or assignments needed for Friday before the end of the school day Thursday.

The National Weather Service is predicting a major winter storm is on the horizon for the southeast. Freezing rain is expected to start Friday and continue into Saturday morning, posing dangerous icy conditions on roads and possible power outages. At this time, there is also a chance of sleet and snow Saturday, toward the end of the storm.

Brunswick County Schools and Pender County Schools have also announced closures. Pender County Schools students will learn virtually and are receiving instructions for their remote day in class Thursday.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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